Whether you're building your own little home library or you have immeasurable self-control and have been waiting for a series to be completed before you start reading, book box sets offer a great way to get the books you want in one go, and it sometimes works out a little bit cheaper too.
Before you say anything, I know you should never judge a book by its cover - but a beautifully cohesive set by some of our favourite authors with covers all in the same style, and books that are all the same height (!) is something that we just can't resist. The books in this Collection offer timeless additions and new favourites that would make a wonderfully generous gift for the bookworm in your life.
Penguin release beautiful hardback books in their Clothbound Classic series. Their box sets mean that you can have a stunning collection of timeless, iconic works to admire on the bookshelf and to sit and enjoy on the sofa. For the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of our greatest and most important novelists, Penguin released the boxed set Major Works of Charles Dickens in 2012. You can also pick up the set of the Bronte sister's four greatest novels, or some of the most brilliant, dazzling prose in the English Language with a selection of seven Jane Austen novels. All designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, add these box sets to your wish list and you'd have a seriously stunning bookshelf.
Immerse yourself in Middle-earth with Tolkien's classic masterpieces. The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings boxed gift set is the perfect gift for any Lord of the Rings fan. Beautifully illustrated throughout by acclaimed and award-winning artist, Alan Lee. Follow the complete story of the Hobbits and their part in the quest for the Ring while enjoying over seventy full-page colour paintings and numerous illustrations that accompany the epic tale in these special editions.
Fully signed up member of the Romantasy fan club? Discover the box sets for best selling author Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Thorns and Roses and Throne of Glass series. A perfect gift for anyone eagerly anticipating House of Flame and Shadow, and readers squeezing in Maas' other series before the 30th January in preparation.
You can also pick up Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments Boxed Set with their stunning monochromatic spine designs. All six internationally bestselling Shadowhunters books in one beautiful set. Discover the world of the Shadowhunters as they wage a terrifying war to keep the world safe from demons.
Heartstopper author Alice Oseman also has a couple of box sets to her name. Fans of the TV series may want to get their hands on Heartstopper Volumes 1-3 or those that have already devoured the graphic novel series may want to explore her other trailblazing treasures, with a Four-Book Collection Box Set.
Potterheads may be looking to collect a stylishly redesigned collection about The Boy Who Lived with beautiful jackets by renowned woodcut artist Andrew Davidson. Perfect for Harry Potter novices and collectors alike, these editions are both striking and colourful.
Browse through this collection of box sets, add the ones that tickle your fancy to your wishlist and send to your loved ones as a (not-so subtle) hint, or place your order and make a bookworm's day today.